Knitting and crafting is much more than a hobby to us. It's part of a lifestyle that provides great joy and fulfilment. And it can be even more memorable when combined with memories of place and people. Come and stay here and you'll see what we mean.

Have a weekend/week/few days away in Rylstone knitting, exploring and relaxing in a true rural atmosphere. You won't forget it in a hurry and will return rejuvenated.

Rylstone is the perfect place for a rural escape enjoying your knitting or any other craft. Our town has great eateries, some of the best wineries and lots of accommodation preferences. Organise a group of friends or come on your own and escape for a few days. Do lots or just sit and knit. 

Accommodation Options

We have lots of different accommodation options in our area - for singles through to larger groups. Here are a couple of our favourites.


Bridge View Inn - situated smack in Rylstone on the main street. A heritage apartment upstairs in a beautiful sandstone building next to a Yum Cha Tea House. Options of one bedroom or you can also rent the second bedroom if you like.

Naked Lady Vineyard - Stay in a vineyard, just a few kms out of Rylstone. Options of barn style accommodation or a tiny home. Great wine, great food and wonderful hosts.

Small Groups

White Corner Cottage - a beautiful home situated in town in Rylstone. You'll all be super comfortable here.

Ravenswood Farmhouse - just outside Rylstone on a rural family property. A spacious well equipped homestead.

Larger Groups

Suits friends having a retreat. These accommodation options are also available for smaller groups.


A large family owned sheep and cattle property just outside Rylstone. Lots of accommodation optionsincluding the manager's guest house, a cottage and shearer's quarters. Great for groups of 20 - 25. Child friendly, well equipped. A true country experience.

Ridgewood Rylstone

Just outside Rylstone, this rural property will delight and your hosts will spoil you silly. Happy sheep for knitters to enjoy.

Of course there are lots more great options including family friendly pubs and motels. Give us a call if you want more recommendations.

Eating in town

Rylstone has great family-friendly dining options including:

29 Nine 99 - our legendary Yum Cha Tea House that brings so many people to town. An unanticipated treat and well-known amongst foodies. Usually only offers lunch.

Pepino's Mexican Restaurant - a family favourite and super popular with locals. Open for dinner and lunch on weekends.

Il Vicolo Trattoria - Italian pizza and pasta for lunch and dinner in a perfect rural setting.

We also have great pubs, clubs and cafes as well. You won't go hungry!

Our Wineries

If you're here for a few days, you must visit our local wineries. Both are family owned and run and you'll have wonderful hosts. They're also just a stone's throw from Rylstone so not far to travel.

De Beaurepaire Winery

A taste of France in Australia. Family-owned estate in the hills above the picturesque town of Rylstone, near Mudgee, producing French styles of wine.

Great tasting experience and a stunning sandstone heritage barn cellar door.

Naked Lady Wines

You'll also get some of the best food in town here for lunch with wood fired pizzas and antipasto platters - generous and yummy!

We have wonderful scenic drives, beautiful nature reserves and national parks for walks, fascinating museums and so much more. You'll be back time and time again.